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to a somber occasion in chicago. we are awaiting for michelle obama. the church is filled to capacity. funeral is for a 15-year-old girl. she was an innocent victim of a gang shooting in chicago and she had just performed with her high school marching band at the presidential inauguration. michelle obama attending this funeral and governor pat quinn and mayor rahm emanuel. the family says it will not be about politics but it has struck a chord with the first family and obama administration. a lot of focus on gun violence and reducing gun violence. president obama has made it a priority. joe biden out to bring back proposals in the last few weex, all of this since the december 14th mass murder in newtown, connecticut. the girl was killed in hyde park neighborhood which is obama's home. it's drawing more attention to gun violence. we're awaiting for michelle obama to arrive at the chicago church. we'll bring you updates as it develops this morning. >>> if you plan to send flowers to a local florist this valentine's day. some companies that appear to be local are actually from out of the area, so
connection to a crawl. >>> have you seen first lady michelle obama's wardrobe change from the oscars? we saw mrs. obama in her sleeveless silver gown, looking lovely, as she announced "argo's" win for best picture. but then take a look at the version that aired overseas. first lady, a bit more covered up after media in iran got done photoshopping the image. the iranian version on the right, more in line with muslim modesty codes. but "argo" got the win. they could not photoshop that win away. >>> going to get more on the monster blizzard blasting the middle of the country. sam out in l.a., tracking it all. hey, sam. >> good morning, george. and following the same path as the last one. this is another active day. 21 states have winter weather watches, warnings or advisories. they go from kansas, oklahoma, shoot all the way up to the great lakes. then, get into maine and drive down into the carolinas. 21 inches of snow in that panhandle of texas. take a look what it looks like when this snow falls in amarillo. they're having to use every piece of equipment they can to get the snow out of the w
. we'll have the very latest. >>> also coming up, michelle obama opening up for the first time about why she really got those bangs. why she says the move was more than just about a hairstyle. they were about a mid-life crisis. >>> looking forward to all of that coming up. but first, let's get to the latest on oscar pistorius. becoming very emotional in court this morning. his lawyer reading a statement saying he shot his model girlfriend to death by mistake, believing she was a robber. abc's bazi kanani is in pretoria, south africa, for us. >> reporter: good morning, amy. this is the first time we're hearing oscar pistorius's version of what happened. he and steenkamp were in love. she brought him a valentine's gift the day she died. police will present a different story. the 26-year-old double-amputee nicknamed the blade runner, wept, head in hands, as the prosecutor said he shot and killed an innocent, unarmed woman. the state outlined its case against pistorius. they believe he got out of bed, put on his prosthetic legs and walked 21 feet to a locked bathroom door. inside that ba
host of abc's "this week." this extraordinary scene in chicago, the first lady michelle obama attending a funeral of a 15-year-old girl hadiya pendleton shot and killed not far from the obama home. she performed at the inauguration. the president sent a personal note to the family promising he will work hard to end the senseless violence. what's the status of gun control legislation which we know he'll talk about? >> one thing you'll see him mention is hadiya in the state of the union tuesday night and whole democrats will bring victims of gun violence into the chamber as guests tuesday including gabby giffords and it appears a consensus is starting to develop over the idea of expanding universal background checks even if you buy one at gun shows where it will be more difficult. it looks like the assault weapons ban is running into resistance even from democrats in the senate and there will be a big fight over whether or not to limit those high-capacity gun magazines where you see the focus of the fight going forward. >> the president is also going to be talking about taxes and looming
getting ready to host that oscar show. >> robin has a big interview with michelle obama later and then she's headed out to hollywood. >>> and ahead, robin's revealing int interview with diane sawyer. >>> also coming up, we have the astonishing seconds caught on camera when a 17-year-old snowboarder plunges four stories off of a chair lift. i know. it's terrifying. and this morning, he reveals why he fell. >> he's okay. >>> also, a woman who finally helped snare an alleged internet scammer who was stealing women's hearts. and then, stealing their money. >> a lot to look forward to. >>> but let's get to the latest on the so-called breakup murder trial. jodi arias facing a withering cross-examination thursday. the prosecution, taking direct aim at her credibility. abc's ryan owens has all of the latest details, he comes to us from phoenix, arizona. ryan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, amy. all of a sudden, we met a brand-new jodi arias. forget that soft-spoken, sobbing woman we got to know on the stand the past eight days. she was replaced by a smiling, sometimes smug defenda
america" and they have exclusive with first lady michelle obama so we have to see that and the "dancing with the stars" cast revealed. is still >>> good morning, america. breaking overnight, vacation terror. a hot air balloon flying over one of the world's most popular tourist sites, catches fire and crashes. after falling 1,000 feet, at least 18 killed. the pictures just coming in. >> it exploded in the air. and people were jumping out of the balloon. >>> also breaking now, that massive winter blast wreaking havoc across the midwest. with hurricane-force winds fanning popup fires and blowing down entire walls. watch this gigantic load of snow plummet from a city rooftop. our extreme team is right there. >>> mission michelle. the top-secret nomination revealed to get the first lady at the oscars. producers take a move straight out of "argo." robin's interview with the first lady. ♪ i'm on the edge >>> and only on "gma," we're just moments away from revealing the sizzling new cast of "dancing with the stars." our exclusive first look at the players and their partners. all joining us li
's alex perez reporting in from chicago. >> reporter: first lady michelle obama consoling loved ones today at the funeral for 15-year-old hadiya pendleton. the emotional service running nearly four hours. >> i wish we could see her beautiful smile again. >> because she will always be with us. >> reporter: and a mother in pain, stood strong. determined to halt gun violence. >> no mother. no father. should ever have to experience this. >> reporter: days before she became a national symbol to end gun violence, the standout student performed at the president's inauguration festivities. but hadiya's bright future came to a sudden end. she was one of more than 40 people murdered in chicago last month, the bloodiest january this city has seen in a decade. in a handwritten note to her family, president obama vowed to work to end this senseless violence. and the president has invited more than 100 victims of gun violence and their families to attend next week's state of the union address. the first lady also met with about 30 of hadiya's classmates and friends. many here now wondering if all of thi
for jennifer lawrence and anne hathaway, or for duchess kate and first lady michelle obama. >> love, a collection by prabal gurung. >> reporter: it's his collection at target for all of us that's causing quite the sensation. it's been two days since the designer's latest launch. and the retailer is struggling to keep the threads in stock. while instagram and twitter are flooded with pictures of shoppers lucky to get their hands on something, ebay is filling up with listings. this dress sold for 250 big ones. that's five-times its original price. it was the same phenomenon we saw when missoni hit target stores in 2011, drawing black friday-like crowds. here he is in the studio. prabal gurung joining us. congratulations with this collaboration. >> thank you very much. i'm excited to be here. >> we're excited to have it. and women are excited to get to target asap. your collection came out two days ago? >> yes. >> and already, it's hard to find. >> i just found out this morning. i'm really excited that everyone felt the love that i felt while doing the collection. everyone's buying it.
, another fabulous lady, first lady michelle obama, her new hairdo has received banging reviews from seemingly all, except from chanel creative director karl lagerfeld. in a recent interview, he said that it was a bad idea and that she looks like a news anchor. say what? >> that is low. a news anchor? >> absolutely not. >> by the way, none of us have bangs. >>> all right, of course, this isn't the first time that he's made digs at a celebrity. >>> but, let's move on. i promised you guys a treat. bring it on in, phil. >> punxsutawney phil. >> not quite. if you want to impress your guests this super bowl sunday, forget those theater nachos. this is nacho lasagna. it comes from a chef here in new york city. it's not on the menu. he's offering it up exclusively for "good morning america." you can get the ingredients and the recipe online at "good morning america." >>> all right, stay tuned. we're going to take a quick break. we'll try it. more when we get back. stay tuned. >> i mean, check this out. ick break. we'll try it. more when we get back. stay tuned. >> i mean, check this out. ok
. the first lady. >> i'm embracing the bangs. >> michelle obama. robin roberts. tuesday on abc. >> that's coming up tuesday. tomorrow, we'll all be live in hollywood oscar winners. let's get some oscar predictions and preferences. so many political themes as we were talking about before. george, who's your pick for best picture and best performer? >> daniel day-lewis. the best picture, i think for three reasons, "zero dark thirty." to make a suspense movie when everyone knows the outcome. it's a genuine contribution to education. but third, it's a rebuke to senator levin, feinstein and mccain who have enough to do without being movie critics. falsely accusing that movie of taking a stand on torture it does not take. >> "lincoln." a year we celebrate 150th anniversary of the emancipation proclamation. it was an emotional movie. it was a masterpiece. daniel day-lewis deserves an oscar. >> okay. >> daniel day-lewis. i find myself agreeing 100% with george, on each point he made. >> on "zero dark thirty"? >> yes. >> yes. senators should be dealing with the stuff that we dealt with at the be
backstage that he felt like he was hallucinating hearing michelle obama saying "argo" won best picture. >> speaking of taking things gracefully, jennifer lawrence. >> oh, boy, poor girl. after the sag awards wardrobe malfunction, now this. she face planted hard on her way up to accepting best actress. she handled it with grace. she's so cool and she's going to go home and feel so embarrassed. even though she won best actress. >> you win and you lose on the same night. >> we think she's going to be okay. she's going to be fine, she's going to be great. it was a great night. >> no such thing as bad publicity. >> and seth macfarlane? quite a performance. >> he was excellent. i loved the youthful vigor he brought to the show. he gave it the song and dance that the older audience wanted to see. he brought the snarkiness that you expect from a ricky gervais or a great comedian. i thought it was the best of both worlds. >> our thanks to brianne heldman for being with us this morning. >>> and our coverage of the oscars does not end here. we will look at the most unusual moments on stage later
. >> i will not comment. on the lip-sync. madam obama, michelle obama, i love her, who doesn't love her bangs? well karl lagerfeld doesn't love her bangs, chanel designer, says they make her look like an anchorwoman. so what, karl! she looks good. >> he looks like eddie munster's grandfather. r's grandfather. many people before. has for so when taking lunesta, don't drive or operate machinery until you feel fully awake. walking, eating, driving, or engaging in other activities while asleep, without remembering it the next day, have been reported. lunesta should not be taken together with alcohol. abnormal behaviors may include aggressiveness, agitation, hallucinations, or confusion. in depressed patients, worsening of depression, including risk of suicide, may occur. alcohol may increase these risks. allergic reactions such as tongue or throat swelling occur rarely and may be fatal. side effects may include unpleasant taste, headache, dizziness, and morning drowsiness. ask your doctor if lunesta is right for you. then find out how to get lunesta for as low as fifteen dollars at lunesta.
, on michelle obama and then he stood again -- >> well, i'm a fan of standing, i mean, i think it's polite and i think there were more things that republicans could have stood up for. i think that the one place where i wish republicans wouldn't cede the ground to obama is, we should be standing for comprehensive immigration reform. the rubio plan is comprehensive in nature. we've as a party, the conservative platform is that we believe in doing all the pieces together. so, we should have stood to that. >> i think and you're right, this san example of two america. when he said the fix it first program, he described, here's what i want to do and i think the republican response to that is, it's wreck it ralph. their whole idea of his presidency is wreck it ralph, he's wrecking the country. we are seeing 48% of the country on each side of this and this speech and marco rubio's speech are going to respect that. >> martha raddatz, the president did announce the drawdown of troops from afghanistan, mentioned north korea as well. i was strike by his focus on that threat that we've heard so much about fr
about tim tebow. new york jets quarterback. he talked about -- he complimented michelle obama on her new bangs. he talked about ellen degeneres a little bit, larry david, charlie sheen. the weird package he sent to cnn and anderson cooper. he also in this manifesto encouraged the nation to go back to its assault weapons ban that we had years ago. >> right. he's encouraging -- >> the killer is -- that has already murdered a few people is saying, yes, i'm for gun control. a twisted mind we're dealing with here in a very dangerous situation. >> i said this earlier, the experts don't think he's crazy. he's narcissistic. he's self-centered. and he wants the attention. >> they're calling it a personality disorder. i suppose saying he is criminally insane or something like that. it is a story that's going to develop throughout the day. keep it here on abc news for the very latest. >>> now to the other top story. a giant snowstorm is just hours away from bearing down on the northeast, threatening to shut down new york and boston. crews in new england are gearing up for their plows and their salt
of gun violence. her parents will sit with michelle obama at tonight's state of the union. >> that's certainly a nice gesture. you have to wonder how heavily the president will hit on gun violence tonight. the news in north korea. the tone of the speech last moments. they said unlike the inaugural speech, this will be an address much more focused on the economy than some of the other issues. >> that's right. and just going back to that for one second. the two people charged, 18 and 20 years old. very young men. >> like many people say, babies killing babies. >>> in other news, heavy rain is slowing down the cleanup effort after that powerful tornado tore through the state of mississippi. the twister barreled through three counties for 75 miles, damaging or destroying nearly 600 homes. it was an e-4 with winds hitting 170 miles an hour as it raced across hattiesburg. more than 80 people were hurt but amazingly no one was killed. >> so your dad's ashes -- >> they were in the front living room. >> did he die recently? >> yes, sir, about two months ago. >> maybe he was watching over y
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